Transcribed from History of Labette County, Kansas and its Representative Citizens, ed. & comp. by Hon. Nelson Case. Pub. by Biographical Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill. 1901

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0. B. Shultz

O. B. SHULTZ, a druggist of Montana, Labette county, Kansas, is also postmaster of that town, an office he has filled in the most satisfactory manner since May 29, 1897, when he received his appointment. He was born in Darke county, Ohio, in 1849, and is a son of Daniel B. and Eliza (Simons) Shultz.

Daniel B. Shultz was born in Maryland, in 1818, and was a millwright, carpenter and wagonmaker. He died in Labette county, Kansas, in 1900. He married, Eliza Simons, who was born in Pennsylvania, and they reared eight children, as follows: John H.; Thomas J.; 0.B.; Allie G.; Mary S.; Martha A.; LeRoy, deceased; and Francis E.

0. B. Shultz was but eleven years of age when, with the family, he came to Kansas, and lived in Anderson county, until 1868. He then enlisted in the 19th Reg., Kans. Vol. Cav., and fought the Indians for six months. He came to Labette county in June, 1869, and located north of Montana, in Neosho township. Later he bought a claim one and a half miles north of Montana, and entered it at Humboldt, Kansas. He made improvements on the farm, and lived upon it until 1877. He then located in the town of Montana, and worked with his father in the wagon shop for three years, after which he spent three years in travel. At the end of that time he returnd[sic] to Montana, engaged in the drug business, and has since conducted a drug store there, being a registered pharmacist. He is a Republican, in politics, and in 1897 was appointed postmaster of Montana. He has also served as clerk, and treasurer, of the township, and was a justice of the peace for five years. Fraternally, he is a member of Oswego Lodge, No. 63, A. F. & A. M.